This week's calls to action include the following events and activities. (All are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.)
More than a dozen organizations including the City of Rochester, the Rochester school district, Foodlink, and the Rochester Area Community Foundation began their summer meals program for Rochester youth. All children under age 18 are eligible. Free breakfast, lunch, and snacks are available and served in dozens of locations throughout the city. For information on locations, dates, and time, call 211 or go to www.healthikids.org.
The Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester will present the Rochester Jewish Film Festival with films scheduled from Sunday, July 13, through Monday, July 21. This year's lineup features 27 films from 10 countries, including feature-length films and documentaries, as well as many short films. The films are shown at venues throughout Rochester, such as the Little Theatre, the JCC Hart Theatre, and the Dryden Theatre at the George Eastman House. Ticket prices range from $8 to $20 — or you can purchase festival passes for $165. Information on the festival schedule, films, and tickets is available at the JCC, 1200 Edgewood Avenue, by calling 461-2000, or visiting www.rjff.org